Tacitus on Risk

“The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.”

~ Tacitus

John A. Shedd on Ships

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.”

~ John A. Shedd

Charles Bukowski on Style

“It’s better to do a dull thing with style than a dangerous thing without it.”

~ Charles Bukowski

Hunter Thompson on Life and Risk

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely.”

~ Hunter Thompson

William Shakespeare on Perils

“You knew he walk’d o’er perils, on an edge,
More likely to fall in than to get o’er”

~ William Shakespeare

Hunter Thompson on Risk

“Where would the world be if all men had sought security and not taken risks or gambled with their lives?”

~ Hunter Thompson

William Shakespeare on Valour

“The better part of valour is discretion, in the which better part I have sav’d my life.”

~ William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

“Against ill chances men are ever merry.”

~ William Shakespeare